Courses

JPNE 100 Japanese for Travelers
3.00 credits
Acquisition of useful vocabulary, phrases, sentence patterns for getting around in Japan. The students will acquire cultural understanding for better communication with Japanese speakers. On sufficient demand.
JPNE 101 Elementary Japanese I
4.00 credits
Grammar, composition, conversation, and discussion of cultural topics. Mastery of hiragana, katakana, and approximately 50 kanji (Chinese characters). Fall.
JPNE 102 Elementary Japanese II
4.00 credits
A continuation of JPNE 101. 150 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 101. Spring.
JPNE 190 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty. May be repeated.
JPNE 201 Intermediate Japanese I
4.00 credits
Intensive oral work to develop fluency in the language; written composition and reading at the intermediate level. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 102. Fall.
JPNE 202 Intermediate Japanese II
4.00 credits
A continuation of JPNE 201. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 201. Spring.
JPNE 290 Japanese Tutoring
1.00 credit
This course is designed to train Japanese language tutors to assist Japanese language learners. The course focus is on practical experience. Tutors will meet regularly with their pupils. May be repeated for up to four credits.
JPNE 291 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty. May be repeated.
JPNE 301 Advanced Japanese I
3.00 credits
Intensive oral work to develop fluency in the language; written composition and reading at the advanced level. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 202.
JPNE 302 Advanced Japanese II
3.00 credits
A continuation of JPNE 301. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 301.
Prerequisite:
JPNE 301 Minimum Grade: D
JPNE 350 Japanese Culture I
3.00 credits
This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental Japanese culture. Some of the areas covered by this course will be human relations at work and in school, etiquette, customs, traditions and social issues. (This course will be taught in English).
Equivalent:
INST 360 - Successful completion
JPNE 351 Japanese Culture II
3.00 credits
This course focuses on Japanese values, attitudes and behaviors. The students will learn strategies for communication with Japanese people. (This course will be taught in English). On sufficient demand.
Equivalent:
INST 361 - OK if taken since Spring 2001
JPNE 380 Special Topics
1.00- 3.00 credits
Selected topics in Japanese language, literature or civilization. May be repeated.
Prerequisite:
JPNE 202 Minimum Grade: D
JPNE 390 Directed Study
.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty. May be repeated.
JPNE 491 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Selected readings by arrangement. May be repeated.
JPNE 497 Internship
.00- 6.00 credits
Professional experience in a supervised organizational setting allowing for the applied use of skills in Japanese language and/or knowledge of Japanese-speaking cultures. A maximum of three credits with approval of the Japanese Program Director, can be applied as upper division credits.